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Cranbourne East

Households without children

In Cranbourne East, older couples without children account for 9% of total households in 2011.

Households without Children include couples without children and lone person households. They require different services depending on the age of the people in the households. For example young couples who have not had children (yet) compared to older "empty nester" couples whose children may have left home.

For Households without Children in Cranbourne East, life stage is based on the age of the household reference person (usually person 1 on the Census form):

  • Young: Aged 15-44
  • Middle-aged: Aged 45-64
  • Older: Aged 65 and over

To continue building the story, Cranbourne East's Household data should be viewed in conjunction with Household Size, Age Structure and Dwelling Type.

Derived from the Census question:

‘What is the person’s relationship (to each other person in the household)?’

Households

Households without children by life stage
Cranbourne East20112006Change
Households without childrenNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idCouples without children73627.221.842730.421.5+308
map this data in atlas.idYoung couples without children32912.17.419914.27.6+129
Middle-aged couples without children
1636.08.0956.88.3+68
map this data in atlas.idOlder couples without children2439.06.41339.45.6+111
Lone person households
43015.915.322015.615.5+210
Young lone persons
1254.64.8775.45.6+48
Middle-aged lone persons
1063.95.5513.75.4+55
Older lone persons
1987.35.0926.54.5+106
Group households
662.42.1211.52.2+45
Total households without children
1,23145.539.266847.539.2+563

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Households without children, 2011
Households without children, 2011 Group households, City of Casey: 2.1% Older lone persons, City of Casey: 5.0% Middle-aged lone persons, City of Casey: 5.5% Young lone persons, City of Casey: 4.8% Older couples without children, City of Casey: 6.4% Middle-aged couples without children, City of Casey: 8.0% Young couples without children, City of Casey: 7.4% Group households, Cranbourne East: 2.4% Older lone persons, Cranbourne East: 7.3% Middle-aged lone persons, Cranbourne East: 3.9% Young lone persons, Cranbourne East: 4.6% Older couples without children, Cranbourne East: 9.0% Middle-aged couples without children, Cranbourne East: 6.0% Young couples without children, Cranbourne East: 12.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011
Change in households without children, 2006 to 2011 Group households, Cranbourne East: +45 Older lone persons, Cranbourne East: +106 Middle-aged lone persons, Cranbourne East: +55 Young lone persons, Cranbourne East: +48 Older couples without children, Cranbourne East: +111 Middle-aged couples without children, Cranbourne East: +68 Young couples without children, Cranbourne East: +129
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the households without children in Cranbourne East in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a larger proportion of young couples without children, a smaller proportion of middle-aged couples without children, and a larger proportion of older couples without children.

In addition, there were a similar proportion of young lone person households, a smaller proportion of middle-aged lone person households, and a larger proportion of older lone person households.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of households without children increased by 563.

The largest changes in households without children in Cranbourne East, between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Young couples without children (+129 persons)
  • Older couples without children (+111 persons)
  • Older lone persons (+106 persons)
  • Middle-aged couples without children (+68 persons)